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- Axis Powers Hetalia has Sweden, whose facial expression is thought as a death glare by the other countries. However, he's not angry at anyone -- that's just how he looks.
- Anak from Tower of God who sports this when she realizes she is facing her parent's murderer. Who just took her keepsake out of his mouth.
- Baki from Baki the Grappler is a master of intimidating Death Glares. He can throw one even while kissing (and without letting his girlfriend notice that something is not right).
- Kanda's death glare in D.Gray-man. Complete with Slasher Slime, no less.
- Lucy from Elfen Lied, as well as any diclonius in Kill All Humans mode.
Fullmetal Alchmemist Better not threaten to hurt Winry in front of Ed. You try and harm his automail mechanic, and you'll need an automail mechanic!
- Also Ed and Al's teacher. Just her normal gaze is enough to make them Blue with Shock, and her actual death gaze, well...
- And don't get on the bad side of Alex Louis Armstrong. If he looks at you that way, it's already too late. Enjoy the beating.
- Though he is nothing compared to his sister, General Olivia Armstrong. Her normal look has shades of this. When she gets angry, well... let's just say that she doesn't need her sword to kill you.
- If you harm one of Roy Mustang's subordinates, or worse, friends (thought they are often the same), prepare for the death glare to end all death glares... if you can even see it while burning alive. Envy learned this the hard way.
- Aside of Rose, any character showing up for more than two episodes provides various examples.
- Gash Bell: Gash uses a Death Glare that inexplicably stops the far stronger Vincent Bari in his tracks. Other characters have also exhibited death glares, but not to the extent that Gash does.
- Chikane Himemiya of Kannakuzi no Miko will gladly Death Glare anyone who tries to bully Himeko Kurusugawa behind her back.
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- Hibari, near constantly.
- Tsuna whenever he's in Hyper Dying Will Mode.
- This seems to be Xanxus' default expression. Even Tsuna is still terrified of it.
- Kenshin of Rurouni Kenshin is the absolute master of this. And at one point he faces Kurogasa, who has a literal death stare -- by glaring at an opponent with his ki, he paralyses them. It takes a strong-willed person to resist it.
- In Mahou Sensei Negima, Negi, after showing off his new powers by totally worfing a group of Bounty Hunters, manages to scare their boss into submission with one. Late in the series, Negi seems to throw these around frequently, especially in his aged-up form.
- The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Kyon is in fact a Deadpan Snarker, receiving the Death Glare by Haruhi. Subverted in that Haruhi's intention was actually to give him a Care Bear Stare.
- Captain Yamato often gives one of these whenever Naruto and Sai are arguing.
- During his earlier appearances, it was usually mentioned that Gaara seemed to have this expression all the time. Complete with a Nightmare Fuel Slasher Smile. The slasher smile is under his mask of sand that he wears during his fight with Rock Lee.
- If they are not frowning, Sasuke and Neji are giving someone the death glare.
- Sasuke, in fact, has been known to hold entire conversations simply by holding a steady death glare and letting the other guy talk. This is amazingly effective, and he has driven opponents to the point of recklessness simply by doing this. It doesn't hurt that he has a literal death glare.
- Naruto gives one on chapter 538, one so damn potent and downright terrifying that even the GODDAMN KYUUBI was frightented.
- In One Piece, this actually counts as a superpower that only the strongest pirates can use, called Conqueror's Haki.
- Luffy begun developing the ability unconsciously. During the timeskip he has fully mastered it, along with other two types.
- Shanks was the first shown user, right in the beginning episodes . He used it to make a giant sea snake (that just bit off his freaking arm) shit itself and run away.
- Silvers Rayleigh uses it to make an entire room of attacking guards collapse. He then went on to train Luffy in it's use.
- Aside from Haki users, some people use non-superpowered versions:
- Roronoa Zoro has been accused on several occasions of having a "scary face". As we can see from this one example.
- Nami has also made some very scary faces. You do NOT want to make her angry. More often than not, Nami falls under the category of Demon Head.
- Boa Hancock gave Jinbe one when he started looking hungrily at a buffet Hancock made for Luffy. He was only allowed a few bites. She is also presumed to have the Conqueror's Haki.
- Dracule "Hawk Eyes" Mihawk. It has been said that the one thing that all his victims remember are his eyes.
- Every character in Peacemaker Kurogane has done this at least once.
- It's the default expression of the main lead of Angel Densetsu. You do not want to see him actually glaring.
- Taiga is pissed. She stares at a little bird. The little bird has a heart attack.
- Ryuuji himself, due to having the Face of a Thug, tends to deliver these by accident. At one point he looked at Taiga while trying on some makeup for the role of a villain in a play and frightened her so badly she hit him. It gets even worse on the few occasions that Ryuji is actually trying to look scary. The school festival race stands out in this regard.
- Corporal Randel Oland from Pumpkin Scissors gets this whenever he goes into his equivalent of "berserk mode".
- Light pulls off a few of these at the end of Death Note.
- Vita of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's is usually glaring angrily during combat. Those are all trumped by the genuinely murderous look she gives Nanoha (who's frozen in terror) during a surprise hospital visit to Hayate...
- Played for laughs with Captain Unohana who's Yamato Nadeshiko personality makes her scary expression all the more jarring. She tends to use it to bring into line those who aren't normally scared of anything such as members of the 11th division (including Kenpachi) or Ichigo.
- Played straight with Byakuya. When Zommari informs Byakuya that he intends killing Rukia, Byakuya's eyes narrow.
- Ichigo has proven capable of pulling off some really nasty ones.
- Tohsaka Rin of Fate/Stay Night. Do NOT, just do NOT get her angry. Be prepared to be killed, er, I mean, amazed.
- School Rumble. Eri did this to Harima when he bought her the wrong brand of tea.
- Seto Kaiba of Yu-Gi-Oh!, according to Fanon, uses this all the time. In reality, he doesn't use it so much... unless your name is something other than Mokuba. Unsurprisingly, Kaiser Ryo has a very potent one of his own.
- Theresia, a girl of about 12 years old, gives one of the scariest death glares of all time to Guts. He is unaffected since he was deliberately trying to invoke this trope to keep Theresia from committing suicide. And given what she has gone through prior to this, one cannot blame the girl at all.
- Griffith. Just about all of the characters who have met with his cryptic death glares have met with some unfortunate events.
- Guts too, as this is his most visible post-Eclipse expression next to his scowl.
- A Super Saiyan is prone to give quite the death glare when pushed too far. Especially Goku and his eldest son Gohan. Actually, their expression seems locked into this when they use it during a fight. The only time when a Super Saiyan is seen using other expressions while in its mode is while Goku and Gohan are living in their Super Saiyan forms to increase their power.
- Gohan's ultimate form in his fight with Buu is literally made of death glare, as part of his anger fueled power-up he always looks pissed in this form. Piccolo even commented about it.
- The Super Saiyan Three Death Glare is worse, because Goku looks truly murderous when transformed, and there's no hint of humanity behind it, as he looks like a primitive, wild hedgehog/human hybrid. Gohan's Super Saiyan II transformation has a similar effect, same as Goku's when he fought Majin Vegeta.
- Lawrence, from Spice and Wolf, in episode 4 of the second season. While he probably didn't intend to kill the stranger he rudely bumped into, he gave him a glare that made the much taller and tougher-looking guy back off instantly.
- Kenshirou and Raoh from Hokuto no Ken, period!
- Neon Genesis Evangelion. This trope + scary shiny glasses = Gendou Ikari. Since his wife's death, he appears to be stuck into a permanent death glare he only lets up when he's looking at Rei.
- And Yet The Town Moves. Hotori insists that Kon add ridiculous ingredients to her cooking. Kon snaps, prompting a terrified Hotori to stand down.
- Kaoru of Virgin Love has one at his disposal for general use.
- Oda Nobunaga in the Sengoku Basara anime. He paralyses Masamune to the spot by staring at him.
Tenchi in Tokyo: Those four ghosts in the first episode learned much too late about threatening the life of Tenchi Masaki. All six women and even Ryo-Ohki didn't hesitate in displaying one en masse before an onslaught of ass-kicking ensued. The ghost that looked like a Shinto Priest tried to call their bluff... only to end up eating Ryoko's Megaton Punch.
- In the Tenchi Muyo! Episode 4. After Ryoko and Ayeka each trade an Armor-Piercing Slap with each other (Ryoko giving two to Ayeka) in the hot springs episode, Tenchi tries to break it up, only to met with a Death Glare from both.
Tenchi: Excuse me, ladies...
Ryoko and Ayeka: *GLARE*
Tenchi: (retreating back behind the rock) Never mind.
- In Medaka Box, Kumagawa, when he was a villain, had a really twisted look on his face when he got pissed off about Zenkichi retrieving his vision.
- Also, when he recovers his original Minus. He couldn't look more calm....and more murderous
- In Zetman, Jin gives Akemi's pimp ex-boyfriend the definitive death glare It's so scarily furious it borders on Nightmare Fuel.
- In Umineko: When They Cry, you certainly don't want to be a servant of someone who can deliver a glare like this, at the end of the page.
- Soul Eater: Maka gives Medusa a truly murderous look during their final battle.
- Parodied in Daily Lives of Highschool Boys in which Kiyotaka's sister does this because she lost her contacts and was squinting real hard in an attempt to see.
- Invoked in Midori Days when Seiji trying to teach Kouta how to be tough. Kouta tries to imitate it, with... less sucessful result.